Daily Archives: 2013/09/26

This is How To Use Google Hangout in Your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Karen Johnson‘s insight:

I would tend to agree with this video that Hangouts are better than Skype.  It possibly takes a little more getting used to but it is a better and more useful interface.  Of course, there is always the little problem of bandwidth but that is constantly improving.

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Edutopia – Writing in the Digital Age

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The latest installment of Edutopia’s Big Thinkers Series highlights the roll of writing in the new Digital Age. There is a great short video that highlights the changing role of writing in the mode…

Karen Johnson‘s insight:

Please watch this video, it is one of the best explanations of what digital literacy is all about without saying anything about digital literacy.  This woman has a marvellous insight into how we should be working with students to prepare them for the future.

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‘The DfE policy on ICT is there is no policy on ICT’ – SecEd

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The DfE’s ‘schools know best’ policy on ICT, the role of Ofsted, and CPD were among the topics tackled at a recent Westminster Education Forum on the future of technology in schools. Bob Harrison was there.

Karen Johnson‘s insight:

I don’t often scoop articles about schools but this one covers Initial Teacher Training and CPD too – which is very important to us.  Overall a good read and some interesting points raised.

See on www.sec-ed.co.uk